Review the safety guidelines.
See Oracle Safety Information for more
Note problems or peculiarities at the site that require special
For example, ensure that the doors are tall enough and wide enough for the
See Rackmounted Server Shipping Container Specifications and Physical Dimensions (Rackmounted Servers) for more information.
Install all necessary electrical equipment, and ensure that sufficient power
is provided for the server.
See Reviewing the Power Requirements.
If you will be routing power cords or data cables down through the floor,
prepare a floor opening for these cables.
See Cable Routing Floor Opening Specifications (Sun Rack II) for the floor opening dimensions.
Ensure that the installation site provides adequate air conditioning.
See Preparing for Cooling for more
Prepare the entire route from the loading dock to the installation
See Access Route Requirements.
Prepare a 3/16-inch (4.8-mm) thick A36 metal plate with beveled edges that is
large enough to support the server when it rolls over gaps or holes in the
See Use a Metal Plate to Cross Gaps in the Floor for more information.
If necessary, prepare a metal ramp to go up or down minor elevation
See Move Server Up or Down a Ramp for more
Operate the air conditioning system for 48 hours to bring the room temperature
to the appropriate level.
Clean and vacuum the area thoroughly in preparation for installation.